Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar, who was heading the bench, asked Naek three questions Whether the SC can strike down
a law, if the parliament is not competent to do so; whether the SC can strike down
a law, when it will be violative of fundamental rights and whether the SC can strike down
a law if it conflicts with other constitution provisions.
The chief justice asked: 'Can we strike down
the law on the basis of a judge's observation or the Constitution scheme.
Kolkata (West bengal) [India], August 31 ( ANI ): Following the Supreme court's decision to strike down
Triple Talaq, the Islamic practice of divorce, one of its petitioners, Ishrat Jahan has been facing continuous repercussions of fighting against the social practice.
Over time, the liberal wing of the Court has often been able to form majorities to strike down
legislation, usually over the objections of the conservative wing.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) has urged the Supreme Court of Pakistan to strike down
new contempt of court law 2012 as it was in violation of the constitution.
If it votes 5 to 4 to strike down
the minimum coverage requirement (and there are only 5 possible votes for this result), and then strikes down the entire ACA, a Republican Court will have rejected the entire signature piece of legislation of a Democratic administration and Congress -- it is Bush v.
Summary: The information minister said Tuesday that he hoped the Shura Council would strike down
the government's latest move to increase wages and benefits.
This fall a federal appeals court will reconsider its decision to strike down
Virginia's ban on so-called partial birth abortion.
Removing the severability clause means a successful court challenge could strike down
the entire bill, though legal experts say courts can make an independent judgment on the severability issue regardless of the language in the bill.
Valeo, the landmark 1976 ruling upholding limits on campaign contributions, and expressed broad willingness to strike down
all such limits.
It was the credit provisions that prompted the Court to strike down
the New York scheme as discriminatory.
That power is known as judicial review and it means that federal judges, who are appointed and serve for life, can strike down
laws passed by elected representatives in Congress and the states if they find the laws unconstitutional.
The ruling is the first by a federal judge to strike down
any portion of the post-September 11 anti-terrorism statute as unconstitutional.